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May

Principal Rail Engineer

Jacobs - Perth, WA

Engineering
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JOB DESCRIPTION

The world needs innovators and problem solvers who turn challenges into greater opportunities. We have an insatiable curiosity about solutions to move people and goods safely and efficiently across the globe. From rail systems mobilising accessible transit, to ports linking land and sea – when it comes to connecting the people and places of tomorrow, the future of transport depends on us.

At Jacobs, we push the limits of what’s possible to make the world smarter, more connected and more sustainable. In our transport work, that means designing innovative solutions to move people and goods safely and efficiently across the globe. Our record of successfully providing safe, innovative, economic and sustainable solutions on major passenger and freight projects, including High Speed 2, Phase One in the UK, Ethihad Rail in the UAE, Victorian Rail Infrastructure Program in Melbourne and Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit in Malaysia – when it comes to connecting the people and places of tomorrow, the future of transport depends on us. Bring your curiosity, talent for multi-tasking, and extreme attention to detail, and we’ll help you grow, pursue and fulfill what drives you – so we can make big impacts on the world, together.

Based in Perth and reporting to the Section Leader: Transport ( Western Australia) – the Principal Rail Engineer will deliver technically excellent designs and consultancy services as well as drive business development and be responsible for identifying work winning opportunities. As a leader in the transport business you will develop and maintain strong client relationships, act as a trusted advisor to a select group of Jacobs key clients and represent the Rail team at key thought leadership events. You will collaborate closely with Jacobs client management team to identify emerging opportunities with clients and manage projects in both PM and DPE roles delivery on cost, on time, and resulting in client satisfaction.

The role will be instrumental in collaborating with commercial, project management, engineering and design technical leaders to create opportunities for Jacobs to plan, develop, deliver and operate a range of projects. The role will support management of the Rail team, in terms of team development and growth, building design capability and growing the rail portfolio. Key to this role will be the interface with GID delivery centres in order to improve delivery capability to meet targets.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Key requirements for the role:

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
Membership of a relevant professional institution including Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) or equivalent overseas professional recognition is essential
Design skills using software applications such as Bentley Railtrack and OpenRail